Trio charged in Roanoke Rapids Subway robbery
Two men have been arrested and a woman is wanted in connection with October robbery of a Subway restaurant in Roanoke Rapids, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.Posted — Updated
Hakeem Cotton, 24, of Weldon, and Devonte Blount, 19, of Roanoke Rapids, were arrested Friday on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony conspiracy in connection the Oct.28 robbery of the Subway on West 10th Street. Both suspects were placed in the Halifax County jail under separate $60,000 bonds and scheduled to appear in court Dec. 19.
Tasha Caine, 22, of Enfield, is wanted on one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon. Investigators are also trying to identify a third man involved in the robbery.
Roanoke Rapids police are also investigating Cotton and Blount in connection with a Sept. 29 armed robbery.
Cotton was released from prison in May after serving more than four years for a weapons charge and probation violations, according to state Division of Adult Corrections records. He has eight convictions, including four for common-law robbery and one each for possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor breaking-and-entering.
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